Category Archives: Gastrointestinal

Barrett’s Study Results

Millions of people know what it’s like to have to run for the antacids after a big pasta dinner. Most of the time heartburn is harmless, but people who suffer from chronic heartburn are at increased risk of a condition called Barrett’s esophagus. And if you have it, your chances of getting esophageal cancer go […]

Colon Cancer Screening

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist discusses the importance of screening for colon cancer. To listen, click the link below: Colon Cancer Screening

H. Pylori

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Dr. Nicholas Talley explains how a bacteria called H. Pylori can be a real pain. To listen, click the link below. H.Pylori

Colon Cancer Formation

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Ahlquist talks about how colon cancer begins. To listen, click the link below. Colon Cancer Formation

Crohn’s or Colitis?

Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are inflammatory bowel diseases that share many symptoms: stomach pain, cramping, the need to always be near a bathroom. The two conditions may seem similar, but in truth, they’re quite different and require different treatments. And because they can often be tricky to tell apart, some patients suffer symptoms for […]